SWAC/PAC-12 Legacy Series to debut during 2022-23 Basketball Season

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. & SAN FRANCISCO – The Southwestern Athletic Conference and the Pac-12 and will debut the Pac-12/SWAC Legacy Series, an educational and basketball scheduling partnership between the two collegiate athletics conferences, to tip off the 2022-23 season. The first-of-its-kind pact between Autonomy 5 and HBCU leagues was announced last September with its aim to create both a forum for competition, as well as promotion and education around issues of anti-racism and social justice. With the inaugural cycle of contests approaching in early November, the leagues have…

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CIAA 2022-23 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Preseason All-Conference Teams and Predicted Order of Finish

Courtesy of the CIAA: The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) introduces the 2022-23 All-CIAA Preseason Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams, as voted on by the CIAA Basketball Coaches Associations and the Sports Information Directors Association, and the predicted order of finish as selected by the men’s and women’s head coaches. The preseason teams and predicted order were both unveiled during the CIAA Basketball Media Day in Baltimore, MD. The 2022-23 women’s preseason team features six returning players from the 2021-22 All-CIAA squad and the 2022-23 men’s preseason team features five…

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Southern releases 2022-23 Men’s Basketball schedule

Courtesy Ravon Robeertson, Jaguars Athletics: The Southern University men’s basketball team announce their complete 2022-2023 season schedule. Including 14 non-conference games within the months of November and December before heading into Southwestern Athletic Conference play in January. The Jags first game this fall will be home as they face Tougaloo College November 3rd  kicking off the month of November in which they will have a total of four home games out of the five. After the opening contest, Southern will travel to University of Nevada Las Vegas on November 7th before continuing…

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Tennessee State women’s hoops unveils 2022-23 schedule

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics The Tennessee State University women’s basketball program has announced its 2022-2023 season schedule. The 29-game slate features 18 Ohio Valley Conference matchups and features non-conference matchups with Kansas City, Butler, Omaha, Stetson, Baylor, and others. The Tigers will play 15 home games at the Gentry Center beginning with the home opener on November 7 against Fisk. TSU will be under the leadership of third-year head coach Ty Evans. “We have put together an extremely challenging schedule, and I’m super excited that our players get the opportunity to…

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Grambling announces 2022-23 women’s basketball schedule

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications: GRAMBLING, La. | Grambling State University head women’s basketball coach Freddie Murrayannounced the 2022-23 women’s basketball schedule, which features four Power 5 opponents and a trip to Hawaii. “We’re looking forward to a challenging non-conference schedule we have put together for the 2022-2023 season,” Murray said. “As always, we like for our non-conference schedule to be challenging in order to prepare us for league play.” Last season, the Lady Tigers finished 14-17 overall and 10-8 in Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play. GSU made it the SWAC…

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September 17, 2022 SWAC football recaps

Jackson State 66 Grambling 24 Box Score Recap Austin Peay 28 Alabama A&M 3 Box Score Recap Texas Southern 24 Southern 0 Box Score Recap Oklahoma State 63 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 7 Box Score Recap Delta State 28 Mississippi Valley State 17 Box Score Recap Incarnate Word 31 Prairie View A&M 14 Box Score Recap Alcorn State 30 McNeese State 19 Box Score Recap

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Albany State gets win over Mississippi College, 28-14

Mississippi College 14 0 0 0 14  Albany State 7 7 0 14 28 Albany State kicked off the 2022 season by getting a home win over Mississippi College 28-14. The Choctaws got off to a fast start, taking a 7-0 lead less than three minutes into the contest on a drive tha featured a 50-yard run from Marcus Williams that set up a 1-yard scoring run from QB DeAnte Smith-Moore. The 50-yard scamper from Williams was over 12 times the 4-yard output he churned out in last season’s meeting…

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Grambling’s Justice Coleman signs with Dublin’s Liffey Celtics

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications: Former Grambling State University women’s basketball student-athlete Justice Coleman continued to add to head coach Freddie Murray‘s extensive resume as she recently signed to play professional basketball.  Coleman, who is the fifth all-time leading scorer in school history with 1,436 points, signed to play for the Liffey Celtics Basketball Club in Dublin, Ireland. She will depart and leave the United States between September 5-9 as she reports to camp.  “I worked out for a couple of teams over the past few months, but I ran into a couple of…

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Albany State basketball adds eight in 2022 recruiting class

The Albany State University men’s babasketball added eight new players as part of their 2022 recruiting class. ASU brought in players from the prep and high school levels, community College and three D-1 transfers. “We are excited with the 2022 men’s basketball recruiting class that is coming to Albany State University. We look forward to the challenge of competing in the SIAC.” Patrick Gayle, Albany State men’s basketball head coach Here is the full recruiting class: Andy Antoine; 6’9 So. F Advance Prep, Hillsborough CCAndy is a skilled forward that…

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Jackson State women’s hoops to play in WNIT

From Jackson State University Athletics: The Jackson State University women’s basketball team has been selected to play in the Preseason Women’s National Invitational Tournament in November. The three-time defending regular season Southwestern Athletic Conference champions and two-time defending SWAC Tournament champions will face Colorado, Louisiana-Lafayette, and Texas Tech in a three-game round-robin event. Jackson State will play at Colorado on November 12, at Texas Tech on November 15, and against Louisiana-Lafayette in a contest hosted by Texas Tech on November 16. “I am excited for our team to be selected…

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